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Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 24th September 2019. Updated throughout the day

Hirta, St Kilda
The female ***Snowy Owl*** was seen again after several days absence. Also a Grey Heron, Merlin, Lapland Bunting and Brent Goose present

Eoropie, Isle of Lewis
3 Blackcaps and a Willow Warbler were there today

Stornoway, Isle of Lewis
A few Redwings were in Lews Castle Grounds this evening.

Balranald, North Uist
The 2 ***Snow Geese*** and a Turtle Dove were seen there today

Stinky Bay, Benbecula
A juvenile Little Stint was there today

Claddach Baleshare, North Uist
A Rose-coloured Starling was there this morning
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Likes: John Hansford


Senior Member
Feb 25, 2017
The first three Yellow-browed Warblers of the season were on Barra this morning. This afternoon a Blyth's Reed Warbler was at Bruernish, showing relatively well for this species! Also today the 2w Iceland Gull was again on the beach at Craigston and 3 Pied Flycatchers were around the island.

Likes: Hawkeye